To Catch a Fraud

Presented at the Sydney ANZURA Conference,  October 2015 I began this presentation with a simple experiment. Without any warning I caused a very loud, totally unexpected noise that startled the audience and elicited the typical gasps, shrieks and jolting movements from everyone as you would expect. I informed the audience that I had just activated their … read more of To Catch a Fraud.

Video Presentations – Scientific Symposium, Chicago 2016

The plenary presentations from the Scientific Symposium held at Urantia Foundation in Chicago, June 2016 were video recorded and are available for viewing. Presenters were Ralph Zehr, George Park, Nigel Nunn, Marta Elders, Bruce Johnson, Dick Reim, Neal Kendall, Phil Calabrese, Gard Jameson, Marjorie Ray A special thanks to Gaetan Charland and his team for the great … read more of Video Presentations – Scientific Symposium, Chicago 2016.

Exploding Dark Islands

Many students of The Urantia Book start off quite impressed by its fabulous, “sci-fi” cosmology. But as naïve assumptions and misunderstandings about science get undermined, their interest in this “scientific content” can cool off. One student, who’d championed “Urantia Book science” for 20 years, recently hit this credibility wall. In a Urantia Book discussion forum, … read more of Exploding Dark Islands.

Finding & Framing Truth

Twenty eight years ago Carl Sagan’s TV series “Cosmos” was first shown. The content is now dated, and easily forgotten, but who could forget his sincerity, and the enthusiasm with which he presented what at the time were revelations to the public about the cosmic context of mankind? The unveiled joy and unfeigned awe with … read more of Finding & Framing Truth.

Where in the Universes Are We?

An 8-part series of lectures designed to help Urantia Book readers reconcile the observations of modern astronomy with the cosmology of The Urantia Book. The entire talk is about 90 minutes but it is segmented into 8 videos to meet Youtube requirements for time limits. Read more of Where in the Universes Are We?.

Evolutionary Time Line

Dr. Robert Coenraads, a long time student of  The Urantia Book is a Doctor of Geology and presented this educational comparison of the evolutionary time line of modern day science with that of the Urantia teachings. Introduction The timeline of our planet’s history is indeed a long one. Four thousand six hundred million (4,600,000,000) years from … read more of Evolutionary Time Line.

A Study of the Master Universe

A Development of Concepts of The Urantia Book  After many years of dedicated study and contemplation of the Urantia Papers, William S. Sadler, Jr. wrote A Study of the Master Universe in which he develops concepts of The Urantia Book. His untimely death November 22, 1963, prevented him from seeing the fruits of his labor in print, whereby he could share … read more of A Study of the Master Universe.

A Simplification of the Foreword to The Urantia Book

This document is a transcription of a talk given by William S. Sadler, Jr. to young people, clarifying and simplifying the teachings of the Foreword of The Urantia Book. (This simplification was compiled by William S. Sadler, Jr., and he accepts responsibility for the sacrifice of meaning, for the dilution of fact, and for the … read more of A Simplification of the Foreword to The Urantia Book.

Workbooks for The Urantia Book

Originally published in the 1950s and 1960s, these study aids were authored by Dr. William S. Sadler and Alvin Kulieke to serve as texts to train teachers and students of The Urantia Book. These new 6″ x 9″ paperback books, published by Urantia Foundation in 2003 are printed on top-quality paper, feature full-color covers and … read more of Workbooks for The Urantia Book.